Maquoketa Speedway to host June 1 Stead Family Children’s Hospital Night

first_imgFunds will be raised in Maquoketa, Trackside Promotion will be donating a portion of the front gate ticket sales, the Jackson County Fair Board will be donating percentage of the profit for the concessions and there will be a 50/50 raffle, along with a helmet collection by the drivers and their crews during intermission.  All former patients and their immediate family members will be admitted and seated in the reserved seating free of charge. Before the races start, the crowd will present the children with an in-person wave to honor them. T-shirts will be sold for this special event. Schrader will be racing an IMCA Modified that evening and at Dubuque Speedway on Sunday, June 2. Fans are encouraged to wear Hawkeye black and gold apparel. For more information, call Tom Feller at 563 357-2582 or Nick McCrady at 563 940-7841.center_img This will be the first major fundraiser since the opening of the Stead Family Children’s Hospital in 2017. MAQUOKETA, Iowa – On Saturday, June 1, Trackside Promotions will hold a special night of racing at Maquoketa Speedway. It is to be declared UIHC Stead Family Children’s Hospital Night with special guest Ken Schrader. Mr. Jerre Stead was born and raised in Maquoketa. Special attractions for the children will include bus rides and the Batmobile car rides provided by Robert “Junky” Garien and B&G Salvage. There will also be plenty of celebrating for the children being honored.last_img read more

Red Force crush West Indies Under-19s

first_imgNORTH SOUND, Antigua (CMC) – Reigning champions Trinidad and Tobago crushed an out-of-sorts West Indies Under-19s by eight wickets in quick time here yesterday, to win their second game and move into second spot in Group A of the Regional Super50.Wounded by a defeat to Kent Spitfires last Sunday, Red Force routed the Under-19s for a meagre 58 off 31 overs and then galloped to their target off 10.2 overs at the Vivian Richards Cricket Stadium.They lie second on nine points, three behind leaders Leeward Islands Hurricanes whom they meet in their next game at Coolidge Cricket Ground tomorrow.Opting to bowl first, Red Force’s attack was spearheaded by Jamaican left-arm quick Sheldon Cottrell who claimed three for six from seven overs while left-arm spinner Khary Pierre (2-16) and fast bowler Roshon Primus (2-20) picked up two wickets apiece.Emmanuel Stewart, batting at number four, top-scored with 30 from 66 deliveries with four fours but failed to get support as no other Under-19s batsman reached double figures.In reply, T&T lost openers Kyle Hope (8) and Evin Lewis (19) but Nicholas Alexis struck four boundaries in 19 not out off 20 balls to see his side home without further hiccups.West Indies Under-19s are bottom of the standings without a win in three outings.UNDER-19s inningsS. Brathwaite lbw b Rampaul 0M. Patrick c wkp. Ramdin b Cottrell 0B. Yadram c Primus b Cottrell 6E. Stewart b Pierre 30K. Kallicharan lbw b Cottrell 0K. Paul c Pierre b Primus 5A. Athanaze c Pierre b Primus 0J. Bishop lbw b Khan 3M. Louis not out 1J. Spencer lbw b Pierre 0O. McCoy run-out 0Extras: (lb4, w7, nb2) 13Total: (all out, 31 overs) 58Fall of wickets: 1-3, 2-6, 3-14, 4-14, 5-27, 6-34, 7-57, 8-57, 9-57.Bowling: Cottrell 7-4-6-3 (w-1), Rampaul 6-1-9-1 (w-2), Primus 7-0-20-2 (w-3, nb-2), Emrit 4-1-3-0 (w-1), Pierre 5-2-16-2, Imran Khan 2-2-0-1.RED FORCE inningsK. Hope c & b Spencer 8E. Lewis c wkp. Stewart b McCoy 19N. Alexis not out 19J. Mohammed not out 4Extras: (b-4, w-5) 9Total: (2 wkts, 10.2 overs) 59Fall of wickets: 1-23, 2-46.Bowling: McCoy 5-0-26-1 (w-3), Spencer 4-0-22-1 (w-2), Bishop 1-0-5-0, Paul 0.2-0-2-0.Points: Red Force 5, Under-19s 0.last_img read more